Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 170437

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1137 PM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Monday)
Issued at 220 PM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Another warm but slightly less humid day is underway this
afternoon, with 2 PM temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s.
Dewpoints in the 60s have kept heat indices in check, with
readings in the low to at most, mid 90s.

Temperatures tonight should fall into the upper 60s.

Temperatures will warm a few more degrees on Monday as upper level
ridging strengthens across the central US. Highs should be in the
low to mid 90s area-wide.

.LONG TERM...(Monday Night through Sunday)
Issued at 220 PM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Hot and dry conditions are currently expected to prevail through
the rest of the week, with highs each day warming into the mid to
upper 90s, with heat indices between 100 and 110 at times. The
most oppressive conditions are currently expected to occur from
mid to late week across Central Missouri, where temperatures will
approach 100 and heat indices 110. An Excessive Heat Watch will be
issued for parts of this area to highlight this risk. For the rest
of the region, Heat Advisories seem probable by Tuesday or

Lows will also be quite warm through the week, with a few areas
across central Missouri likely struggling to make it below 80 at


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday night)
Issued at 1136 PM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Pretty dry air mass in place over the area and will keep VFR
conditions across the area. High pressure over the region will
keep winds light and variable through the period.


MO...Excessive Heat Watch from Wednesday afternoon through Saturday
     evening for MOZ055>058.



LONG TERM...Boxell
AVIATION...Lindenberg is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.